The advantages to a retreat are being able to focus your entire attention on getting projects finished. Of course the prep work for a retreat can be quite daunting. I mean really you are literally packing up your entire sewing room. The jilted quilter's sewing group got together on Monday for a 12 hour mini retreat. Here are some of the projects we were able to complete...Carolyn and Janiel were working on a candle mat project out of the latest issue of Primitive Quilts magazine.